I was thinking Surrealism when I created this. The more artistically attuned may dispute that claim. However, I will pursue the Surrealism label.
The planet and the asteroid were created in Bryce 6. The landscape created in Artmatic Voyager.
The stars and nebula created in Photoshop CS2. My own photos used except for the following stock sources.
The two human models courtesy of mjranum-stock
The pelican courtesy of CG Textures

As always this image may be subject to spontaneous metamorphosis or be entirely swallowed up by the very hungry spider in the centre of the picture. Who, I might add, was most annoyed at having his, or her, photo taken and refused to sign the model clearance form I was thrusting in its direction but I used the photo anyway obviously.


surrealism, spider, jupiter, pelican, weird, dark, strange, dada, horror, gothic, surrealist, photoshop, surreal

Not an artist just an outsider trying to get somewhere in the artworld. Got a long way to go yet. Appreciate all the help I can get so criticism is most welcome.

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  • Phil Threlfall
    Phil Threlfallover 2 years ago

    Hmmmm these are quite common in the delta configurium of NGC 49876591 … but not always apparrent until they are TOO close !!!

  • Thanks Phil. Too close alright! This one missed the planet by a whisper. Almost blew the spider’s web across to the other side of the planet. It was saved by a passing giant, land-dwelling crustacean on its morning walk across the mountain tops. Yes they pretty common in that delta configurium but not at the time of the year when this occurred. Jupiter 2’’s gravity field usually bounces them back out into space but somebody must have left the stove on and the tilted the planet a bit..
    Cheers mate.

    – retepk

  • charliethetramp
    charliethetrampover 2 years ago

    cosmic surreal and damn that kuiper belt and its volitile nature
    a wonderful compostion retepk

  • Thank you Charliethetramp. Appreciate it.
    On that planet you have to get used to the kuiper belt and its volatility.

    – retepk

  • strawberries
    strawberriesover 2 years ago


  • Thank you very much Strawberries. Much appreciated.

    – retepk

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago


  • Thank you so much Kalaryder. Much appreciated.

    – retepk

  • S .
    S .over 2 years ago

    wow this is amazing .. great work

  • Greatly appreciated thank you very much Shoaib.

    – retepk

  • Syd Baker
    Syd Bakerover 2 years ago

    Hahaha! I had to look for the pelican. Cool, Peter

  • Thanks Syd. Appreciate it. I wondered if I had put too much cobweb on the pelican.
    Cheers mate.

    – retepk

  • H Maria Perry
    H Maria Perryover 2 years ago

    Excellent work!

  • Thank you very much Helen. Very much appreciated.

    – retepk

  • Dave Martsolf
    Dave Martsolfover 2 years ago

    This is cool and really hangs together as a unified space. Love it!

  • Thank you very much Dave. Very much appreciated.
    Cheers mate.

    – retepk

  • Dwarkan
    Dwarkanover 2 years ago

    Excellent !!

  • Very much appreciated thank you very much Dwarkan.

    – retepk

  • AnimiDawn
    AnimiDawnover 2 years ago

    Very cool! Love the concept!

  • Thank you very much AnimiDawn. Very much appreciated.

    – retepk

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